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{{Infobox VG
 
{{Infobox VG
|image         = [[File:SonicRidersGC.jpg|300px|Sonic Riders]]
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|image     = [[File:SonicRidersGC.jpg|300px]]
|developer     = Sonic Team, Now Production
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|developer = Sonic Team, Now Production
|publisher     = Sega
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|publisher = Sega
|released     = {{vgrelease|JP=February 21, 2006|NA=February 23, 2006|EU=March 17, 2006}}
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|series    = Sonic the Hedgehog
|series        = ''Sonic the Hedgehog''
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|released = {{vgrelease|JP=February 21, 2006|NA=February 23, 2006|EU=March 17, 2006}}
|genre         = Racing
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|genre     = Racing
|modes         = Single-player, Multiplayer (4)
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|modes     = Single-player, Multiplayer (4)
|input         = GameCube Controller
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|input     = GameCube Controller
|forumlink     = http://forums.dolphin-emu.org/Thread-gc-sonic-riders--26030
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|forumlink = http://forums.dolphin-emu.org/Thread-gc-sonic-riders--26030
 
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== Problems ==
 
== Problems ==
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{{Problems|{{#vardefineecho:problems|
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=== Cut Scenes ===
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Since a TMEM emulation issue introduced in {{revision|5.0-4703}} videos are broken regardless of settings. They typically will only display a white or black screen while the audio for the clip plays normally. Refer {{issue|11164}}.
  
=== Hero Story Crash ===
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=== <s>Hero Story Crash</s> ===
The game may crash after the third level in the Hero Story. To correct this, enable "Speed Up Disc Transfer Rate" in the game properties. Refer {{Issue|7257}} and {{Issue|8725}}.
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The game may crash after the third level in the Hero Story. To correct this, enable "Speed Up Disc Transfer Rate" in the game properties. An inaccurate fix was made in {{revision|4.0-4222}} and was reverted in {{revision|4.0-5531}}. Refer {{Issue|8725}}.
  
=== {{s}}Specular Highlights{{/s}} ===
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Finally fixed in {{revision|5.0-2431}}
Specular highlights do not appear in D3D. They only appear correctly in the OpenGL backend. See {{issue|6169}}. Fixed by {{revision|4.0-5225}}.
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{{image|SonicRiders Specular1.jpg|No specular highlights in D3D}}
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}}}}
{{image|SonicRiders Specular2.jpg|Proper emulation|br}}
 
  
 
== Enhancements ==
 
== Enhancements ==
  
 
=== 16:9 Aspect Ratio Fix ===
 
=== 16:9 Aspect Ratio Fix ===
The built-in Widescreen Hack causes clipping issues. The following AR codes work as a replacement, causing less issues. To avoid conflicts, make sure that Widescreen Hack is disabled while using these codes.
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The built-in Widescreen Hack causes clipping issues. The following Gecko codes work as a replacement, causing fewer issues. To avoid conflicts, make sure that Widescreen Hack is disabled while using these codes.
  
 
==== NTSC-U ====
 
==== NTSC-U ====
<pre>
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This will result in a crash in the White Cave level.
04601A7C 3FE38E39
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<pre>$16:9 Widescreen
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04075A00 C0630040
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C20341FC 00000004
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C0030000 2C040001
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41820014 3CC03F40
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90C20000 C0420000
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EC020032 00000000
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C24A4D50 00000003
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3DC0801D 3C603B4C
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6063CCCD 906E2D00
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38600003 00000000
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C24A4D58 00000003
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3DC0801D 3DE03B19
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61EF999A 91EE2D00
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C01E0054 00000000
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C2515D24 00000003
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3DC0801D 3C603B4C
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6063CCCD 906E2D00
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7FC3F378 00000000
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C2515D58 00000003
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3DC0801D 3C603B19
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6063999A 906E2D00
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38600000 00000000
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C24A5178 00000003
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3DC0801D 3D203B4C
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6129CCCD 912E2D00
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813E0018 00000000
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C24A51CC 00000003
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3DC0801D 3C603B19
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6063999A 906E2D00
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3C608022 00000000
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C204CD08 00000005
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3DE03FAA 61EFAAAB
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91E27000 D2220010
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C2227000 ED110232
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ED494024 C2220010
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60000000 00000000
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
  
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<!--A full list of options is available at Template:Config/doc-->
 
<!--A full list of options is available at Template:Config/doc-->
 
{{Config
 
{{Config
|fastdisc = On
 
|fastdiscnotes = Avoid Hero Story crash
 
 
}}
 
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<!--Use this template for compatibility entries: {{VersionCompatibilityVersion|revision|****|notes}}-->
 
<!--Use this template for compatibility entries: {{VersionCompatibilityVersion|revision|****|notes}}-->
 
{{VersionCompatibilityVersion|5691|****|}}
 
{{VersionCompatibilityVersion|5691|****|}}
{{VersionCompatibilityVersion|4.0-4222|****|Crashing related to accurately emulating real hardware drive read speed fixed}}
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{{VersionCompatibilityVersion|4.0-4222|****|Real hardware drive read speed crashing fixed innaccurately}}
{{VersionCompatibilityVersion|4.0-5225|*****|Direct3D specular highlights fixed}}
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{{VersionCompatibilityVersion|4.0-5225|****|Direct3D specular highlights fixed}}
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{{VersionCompatibilityVersion|5.0-2431|*****|Real hardware drive read speed crashing fixed}}
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{{VersionCompatibilityVersion|5.0-4703|****|Videos broken}}
 
{{VersionCompatibilityClose}}
 
{{VersionCompatibilityClose}}
  
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|vid1=jMeohWMDX6c|cap1=(60FPS Viewable) Dolphin Emulator 4.0-3950 - Sonic Prime (1080p HD) - Nintendo GameCube
 
|vid1=jMeohWMDX6c|cap1=(60FPS Viewable) Dolphin Emulator 4.0-3950 - Sonic Prime (1080p HD) - Nintendo GameCube
 
|vid2=C3zRbH1XVTQ|cap2=Sonic Riders on NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV - Dolphin Emulator (Nintendo GameCube)
 
|vid2=C3zRbH1XVTQ|cap2=Sonic Riders on NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV - Dolphin Emulator (Nintendo GameCube)
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|vid3=J16xnl3B12U|cap3=Dolphin Emulator 5.0-2565 - Sonic Riders (1080p) - Nintendo GameCube
 
}}
 
}}
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{{Navigation/Sonic Spinoffs}}
 
{{Navigation/Sonic Spinoffs}}
  
 
[[Category:GameCube games]]
 
[[Category:GameCube games]]

Latest revision as of 05:18, 3 October 2020

Sonic Riders
SonicRidersGC.jpg
Developer(s) Sonic Team, Now Production
Publisher(s) Sega
Series Sonic the Hedgehog
Platform(s) GameCube
Release date(s) JP February 21, 2006
NA February 23, 2006
EU March 17, 2006
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4)
Input methods GameCube Controller
Compatibility 4Stars4.pngEdit rating: Sonic Riders
Playable
GameIDs GXEE8P, GXEJ8P, GXEP8P
See also...

Dolphin Forum thread
Open Issues
Search Google
Search Wikipedia

In Sonic Riders, Dr. Eggman challenges Sonic and his friends to a Worldwide Grand Prix, and the prize for coming out on top is an ultra-rare Chaos Emerald! Gliding on air boards – which are performance-oriented for each playable character – gamers will experience a heightened sense of sports-style racing tension as Sonic and his pals perform tricks and stunts over treacherous wide-open terrain.

Sonic and friends speed through tracks on air boards, using individual special moves to strike down opponents. Air is a big element of Sonic Riders. Your board's "fuel" source is air. You can fill up your air at various points on the course, but to race well you'll have to use another means of replenishment: performing tricks with your board. You'll also want to make use of turbulence from racers who are in front of you.

Problems

Cut Scenes

Since a TMEM emulation issue introduced in 5.0-4703 videos are broken regardless of settings. They typically will only display a white or black screen while the audio for the clip plays normally. Refer issue 11164.

Hero Story Crash

The game may crash after the third level in the Hero Story. To correct this, enable "Speed Up Disc Transfer Rate" in the game properties. An inaccurate fix was made in 4.0-4222 and was reverted in 4.0-5531. Refer issue 8725.

Finally fixed in 5.0-2431

Enhancements

16:9 Aspect Ratio Fix

The built-in Widescreen Hack causes clipping issues. The following Gecko codes work as a replacement, causing fewer issues. To avoid conflicts, make sure that Widescreen Hack is disabled while using these codes.

NTSC-U

This will result in a crash in the White Cave level.

$16:9 Widescreen
04075A00 C0630040
C20341FC 00000004
C0030000 2C040001
41820014 3CC03F40
90C20000 C0420000
EC020032 00000000
C24A4D50 00000003
3DC0801D 3C603B4C
6063CCCD 906E2D00
38600003 00000000
C24A4D58 00000003
3DC0801D 3DE03B19
61EF999A 91EE2D00
C01E0054 00000000
C2515D24 00000003
3DC0801D 3C603B4C
6063CCCD 906E2D00
7FC3F378 00000000
C2515D58 00000003
3DC0801D 3C603B19
6063999A 906E2D00
38600000 00000000
C24A5178 00000003
3DC0801D 3D203B4C
6129CCCD 912E2D00
813E0018 00000000
C24A51CC 00000003
3DC0801D 3C603B19
6063999A 906E2D00
3C608022 00000000
C204CD08 00000005
3DE03FAA 61EFAAAB
91E27000 D2220010
C2227000 ED110232
ED494024 C2220010
60000000 00000000

Configuration

No configuration changes are known to affect compatibility for this title.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Sonic Riders since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

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5.0-13129 (current)
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2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.

Testing

This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
r5691 Windows 7 Intel Core i5-750 @ 4GHz ATI Radeon HD 5870 Perfect: 60FPS rock solid.
r5691 Windows 7 AMD A8-3820 @ 2.5GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Okay: 60FPS but no videos during cut scenes. Xx2TailsxX
r7440 Windows XP Intel Pentium E2140 @ 1.6GHz NVIDIA GeForce 8400 Playable: 35/45FPS Lafa
4.0-7842 Mac OS X 10.11 Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.2GHz NVIDIA GeForce 780M Unplayable: 60FPS in some parts but slows to ~15 at times during race Dr3AmNightmare

Gameplay Videos